Key areas


Key areas of the activities of the maritime burean law firm The Maritime Bureau Law Firm is:

  • Law practice in fields of maritime, international and trade laws since 2003.
  • Organisation of effectiveness legal assistance of major Russian and Foreign shipowners, forwarders, importers, agents and terminal operators.
  • Impeccable legal reputation.
  • Permanent practice in litigation at St.Petersburg and Moscow (including Arbitrations).
  • Staff of qualified lawyers.
  • Close relationships with survey companies, state authorities and courts, foreign lawyers and arbitrators.

Main forms of legal assistant:

  • Drafting and amendments of agreements and contract that provide for maximum safety of the Client.
  • Preparation of Due diligence reports.
  • Claim's handing and settlements in the field of container and bulk carriages, cargo claims, demurrage, dead freight ets.
  • Ship and cargo arrests, discharge of arrest and release of vessels.
  • Participation in negotiations with trade companies, shipping lines, consignees.
  • Participation in negotiations with the State authorities.
  • Drafting of the set of standard contacts at the company that provide for maximum safety (taking into consideration the specific character of the business).
  • Litigation in Russia.
  • Arbitration in London, USA and Sweden.